Drugs Liaison Officer

Staffordshire Police Headquarters
Grade F
Full Time

Drugs Liaison Officer

The Forensics Department is committed to providing quality, objective, timely and effective forensic services to inform investigations, identify offenders, safeguard victims and witnesses, and streamline justice through good and early case management.  An opportunity has become available in Staffordshire Police’s Forensics Services Department for a Drugs Liaison Officer.  This is a dedicated and specialist role, working closely with members of the Service Provider Network and the Knowledge Hubs, to provide a service to investigations throughout the Force.  The role of the Drugs Liaison Officer is crucial, to ensure that the Force delivers a quality of service to the public of Staffordshire in an effective and efficient manner.

Further details of the key tasks, responsibilities can be found within the role profile.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is at Midday on 7th December. 

Interview and Technical assessment - date to be confirmed 

Benefits of working for Staffordshire Police:

Flexible working options
Defined benefit pension scheme (pension upon retirement is based on your career average salary), with an employer contribution of 15.5%
Annual Leave Entitlement - starting at 28 days plus bank holidays 
Sick pay scheme
Fostering friendly policy
Family friendly policies – maternity, paternity, parental leave, adoption
Occupational Health
On site Gyms
Staff associations
Reward and Recognition
Blue light Card – not solely for Staffs police
Sports Lottery
Staff restaurant at HQ
Free parking        

Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Staffordshire Police. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post may be withdrawn. In this event, a representative from the People Services team will notify any affected applicants. 

“Staffordshire have a strong commitment to equality and diversity in our people, within the organisation and in the services we provide to our communities.
We want to reflect the communities we serve and one way we can try to achieve this is through a 'positive action' approach.
Positive action is activity which helps employers identify and remove barriers and issues to the recruitment, retention and progression of people who identify with underrepresented groups of the Equalities Act 2010 (i.e. LGBT+, ethnicity, disability), whilst still employing people on merit.

Click here to register your interest in being involved in positive action opportunities and support; Positive.action@staffordshire.pnn.police.uk “

Please note that if successful for this role, the following tests and checks will be conducted:
  • Medical assessment 
  • References

This opportunity is closed to applications.